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Latitude: 54.9724 / 54°58'20"N
Longitude: -2.103 / 2°6'10"W
OS Eastings: 393502
OS Northings: 564200
OS Grid: NY935642
Mapcode National: GBR FBRY.HB
Mapcode Global: WHB2C.N8RY
Plus Code: 9C6VXVCW+WQ
Entry Name: St Wilfrid's Gateway the Priory Gatehouse
Listing Date: 2 October 1951
Last Amended: 18 May 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042616
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239066
Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46
Civil Parish: Hexham
Built-Up Area: Hexham
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Hexham
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
5334 The Priory gatehouse
(St Wilfrid's Gateway)
(Formerly listed under
NY 9364 1/9 2.10.51.
Circa 1160. Former 2 storey ashlar gatehouse now a 3 bay arched gateway.
Upper storey and vaults destroyed in early C19 for picturesque effect. Wall
ribs and corbels remain. Round arches spanning road, gateway to west. Piers
to 1st bay from north. Scheduled as an AM.
The Priory Gatehouse together with No 3 Church Row and Nos 2 to 6 (even) Market Street
reverse front of Church Row form a group, of which Nos 2 and 8 to 16 (even) Market
Street are of local interest.
Listing NGR: NY9350464198
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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